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Haystack

The fastest and most secure way to search all your work

4.7/5
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Haystack helps you make the most of your time, by searching all your files and documents in the cloud in one place. It's been built for privacy from the ground up, so your data isn't stored on a server, just your computer.

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CEO / Co-Founder @ Parallel Markets

Ultimately it is ridiculous that I can find a random fact on google faster than I can find a document that I saved yesterday. The way we nest files for organization directly impacts the speed at which we can recover them. Haystack is like having the power of a google search across all of your various document storage locations.

Pros:

Helps me find documents much much faster. It is intuitive and is something that I have wanted for years.

Cons:

I would like to integrate it across more places and folders.

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CEO of Haystack
Thanks for the review Tony! We're working on adding more integrations as well as a Desktop Application version for Mac & PCs so we can also search your documents, desktop and have a universal shortcut key wherever you are currently working.

I had the chance to use a Beta version of this, signup was super-easy, and it all of a sudden works. A solution for dealing with the million different services PMs decide to use (e.g. Google Drive for X, GH for Y, Slack for Z). Most importantly, it manages to not be intrusive, and doesnt store any of your docs on their servers.

Pros:

super easy to use. One of the few products in a while that feels magical. It "just works".

Cons:

Would be good to add more services.

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CEO of Haystack
Thanks for the review Luke! Definitely working on more services... Watch this space :)
Exec, Former Googler & Tommy John

Installing was super quick and it found my documents in a heartbeat. Searching was surprisingly rapid and it already feels feature rich. Can't wait to see how this builds from here.

Pros:

Quick to set up, powerful and simple

Cons:

Could add more options for new tab page

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CEO of Haystack
Thanks for the review Ronnie! Would love to add more options to our new tab. Are there any in particular that you would like to see? @ronnie_boadi
Advisor, VC, Founder

Big fan!

Pros:

Speed Bringing in results from lots of different platforms (appreciate the upfront work on integrations)

Cons:

Easier to digest and process results (different views on the results)

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CEO of Haystack
Thanks for the review Arjun, love the idea of multiple views for the results, I'll add it to the priority list!

Haystack is simply magical! Now that I've been using it, I can't imagine working without it -- Its the best way to quickly navigate to and across all your online docs and files

Pros:

- Super quick setup - Easy to navigate and add integrations

Cons:

- Perhaps additional integrations, otherwise its fantastic!

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CEO of Haystack
Thanks for the review Ayla! Any particular integrations you'd like to search? @aylalalewis
Googler, Training Specialist

As someone who normally has 30 tabs open at a time and rarely ever turns off their laptop for fear of loosing track of what they were working on, this is really a game changer for me. Highly recommend!

Pros:

It's so simple and easy to use. Super intuitive so took no time to set up. Makes finding my documents a breeze.

Cons:

Limited previews for .pngs and .jpegs so don't always know what image I'm opening if I didn't label it properly

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CEO of Haystack
Thanks so much @paige_birnbaum for the review! We're working on getting better previews for all integrations, including the download files which I think is what you ran into. Appreciate the feedback!
M&A/VC @ MedMen

I'm excited about the product Charles is building and am sure the integrations/shortcuts will only get better.

Pros:

This is a quick way for me to bounce between emails, sheets, and docs. It easily saves me 15+ minutes a day.

Cons:

- Allow users to update the default sites attached to "slash searches" - Added integration for folders on computer/desktop

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CEO of Haystack
Thanks so much for the review Dai! The ability to add additional default Slash Search is definitely something we're building out! And the folders on the Desktop/Documents will be available in our Desktop version... coming soon :).
VP of Marketing, Atlas Informatics

Not more to tell

Pros:

Love the idea of finding everything in one place

Cons:

Needs to store my index in the cloud so it can't be lost when my computer is lost.

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